Mirror of Literature,  6 (1825), 340–41.

Leaves from a Journal. No. IV

Everard Endless


Regular Feature, Anecdote

[4] Extraordinary Farewell Sermon


Dissection, Disease

    An account of a Methodist minister, Henry Peckham, who died after the cut finger with which he touched one of the dead bodies in a dissecting room became infected.

[8] The Learned Horse


Menageries, Animal Behaviour, Magic

    Recounts from Digby 1644 the history of a showman called 'Banks' [i.e. William Banks], whose horse carried out apparent feats of intelligence, and who was consequently accused of wizardry.

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